This is the conversion course for graduates in subjects other than law or who have a non-qualifying law degree, who intend to become solicitors or barristers. •Attendance Delivered at weekends, this course is ideal for those in employment and who may have other commitments. •Careers and Pro Bono Access to a mentor, individual careers advice and guidance as well as opportunities for involvement in an extensive range of pro bono activities. •Teaching Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality. •Facilities Students are taught in the modern £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with its own mock courtroom, client interviewing room, integrated law library and book shop. •Location Central UK location and attractive city centre campus. •Pastoral Support Excellent pastoral care and support by staff. •E-learning Additional online learning support provided via DMU’s Blackboard facility.
Teaching and assessment
•Lectures are available to listen to online •Teaching sessions are held over five study weekends in the first year and four study weekends in the second year •In addition to attending the study weekends you are able to submit mock examinations for marking. •The seven foundation subjects are assessed by exams •The English legal system is assessed by a piece of coursework and the additional area of study by a 5,000 word project •You also have to complete an assessed legal research exercise and a further piece of assessed coursework
This is the conversion course for graduates in subjects other than law or who have a non - qualifying law degree who intend to become solicitors or barristers. It is recognised by the SRA and BSB as satisfying the requirements of the academic stage of training. All students have access to our mentoring programme and can take part in pro bono activities offered.